Self-government is the rule of a state, community or other group by its members.noun
An example of self-government is what the colonial people fought for in the American Revolution.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- self-governing adjective
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- Political independence; autonomy.
- Popular or representative government; democracy.